Our District At a Glance

  • Newton Public Schools 

    15 elementary schools (K-5)
    4 middle schools (6-8)
    2 high schools (9-12) and 2 alternative high school programs
    Integrated preschool program (ages 3-5)
    Total Enrollment: 12,685 students (this number includes METCO students, but does not include preschool students)
    METCO Program Enrollment: 434 students
    Preschool Enrollment: 213 students

    Average Class Size (2017-2018)
    Elementary: 21.0
    Middle: 21.7
    High School (for five academic areas): 22.3

    Fast Facts on Enrollment
    • This is the first year of enrollment decline since 2004, ending a thirteen year growth period with 1,482 students (13%) added to the system
    • District enrollment is projected to remain stable around 12,700 students over the next 5 years
    • Read the complete Enrollment Report.
    Student Demographics
     Enrollment by Subgroups
    Enrollment by grade level